Glasgow Prepares To Host Davis Cup By Rakuten 13-18 September
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Get Set To Back The Brits As Glasgow Prepares To Host Davis Cup By Rakuten 13-18 September
SCOTS TO ENJOY “UNBELIEVABLE TENNIS” AS SOME OF THE WORLD’S TOP TENNIS STARS PREPARE TO PLAY IN THE DAVIS CUP BY RAKUTEN BETWEEN 13-18 SEPTEMBER. SECURE YOUR TICKETS FOR GLASGOW’S EMIRATES ARENA TODAY HERE.
The road to the Davis Cup by Rakuten finals starts in Glasgow’s East End next month, and the nation needs your backing as we bid to bring the coveted title back home!
Some of the biggest stars in the game are preparing to touch down in Scotland to compete in the group stages of the men’s ‘World Cup of Tennis’, which will see Great Britain play at home in the competition for the first time since 2018.
Selected as one of four venues to host the Group Stage of the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals, Glasgow’s Emirates Arena will host Great Britain’s blockbuster Group D ties against USA, Kazakhstan, and Netherlands between 13-18 September.
The group stages will see each country play three times over a five-day period before the top two nations advance to the knockout stages. As the iconic Davis Cup trophy lays in wait, following a Scotland-wide tour, Great Britain Captain Leon Smith is set to unite the strongest squad possible, with the Murray’s and British No.1 Cameron Norrie in contention to fly the British flag in Glasgow.
In 2015, Andy Murray became the third player to win the maximum available eight singles matches in a Davis Cup campaign, which resulted in Great Britain’s first Davis Cup triumph since 1936. Hoping to follow in Sir Andy’s footsteps, Cameron Norrie is likely to make a return to Glasgow where his father’s side of the family originates from, offering Scots a first glimpse at the star on home soil since he became Britain’s top ranked men’s player.
Speaking about the importance of the Scottish crowd, Davis Cup Captain and fellow Scot, Leon Smith, said: “We’re not just there to enjoy the occasion and the atmosphere which will be brilliant. We’ve got a team that is really serious about wanting to do well. Whatever happens and whoever goes out there I think the fans are going to get – not just from our team – some unbelievable tennis.
“I’ve got massively fond memories of what happened in Glasgow (in 2015). I think the atmosphere that was created there was very, very special.”
Following the Davis Cup Group Stage matches, the Emirates Arena will also host the Billie Jean King Cup Finals in November after the International Tennis Federation announced that the women’s ‘world cup of tennis’ will return to Great Britain for the fourth time in its six-decade history.
Don’t miss the chance to catch a glimpse of some of the sport’s most talented stars and play your part in creating that renowned Scottish atmosphere. Tickets for the event, priced from £10, are on sale now and can be purchased here.